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July 11, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Congratulations, local graduates of the University of Minnesota Duluth! Continue Reading

University of Minnesota Crookston sees record enrollment numbers

September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The University of Minnesota Crookston has a record number of enrolled students this fall. A preliminary count released Tuesday puts the enrollment at 1,773 undergraduates, well above the previous record of 1,600 set last fall. Continue Reading

New University of Minnesota-Crookston head emphasizes service

July 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

You’ll probably never hear Fred Wood introduce himself as the Chancellor of the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Wood, 54, a Martinez, Calif., native, was named UMC’s chancellor in May, starting his job on July 2. He succeeds Charles H. Casey, who retired after seven years as Continue Reading

University of Minnesota Crookston prof not a ‘Millionaire’, but wins $13, 550

June 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

John Loegering, a college professor in Crookston, earned $13,550 on the “Who Wants to be Millionaire” television show that aired Thursday. “That was probably the most nervous I’ve been in a decade,” Loegering said about the show taping last November. Continue Reading

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More Students Choosing to Live on Campus at UM-Crookston

May 14, 2012 in WDAZ

CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) – Whether it’s gas prices, convenience or spending more time with friends, more students are choosing to live on campus at the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Continue Reading

Charles Casey, president, University of Minnesota, Crookston, column: Funding shortfalls threaten U of M system

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ultimately, this pattern of under-investment will cripple the state’s most powerful economic engine while shifting even more of the financing burden to students and their families. Continue Reading

UMC brings finalists for chancellor to campus

April 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Three finalists for the top position at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, are coming to campus next week for their interviews, the university has announced. Continue Reading

University of Minnesota-Crookston chancellor announces retirement

January 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Charles H. Casey has been UMC chancellor since September 2006 and has held several other leadership roles in the university for nearly 35 years, including serving on the Board of Regents and dean and director of the University of Minnesota Extension. His last day as chancellor will be June 30. Continue Reading

HIGHER EDUCATION NOTES: Beet growers honor Brantner …Knowlton takes MnSCU job … Student wins scholarship … morre.

December 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jason Brantner, research fellow at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center in Crookston, received the Sugarbeet Distinguished Service Award from the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association at a recent meeting. Continue Reading

HIGHER EDUCATION NOTES: UND senate sends Minot relief … Kelley speech to be rebroadcast … Co-author to discuss Fritz legacy … more

October 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The UND Staff Senate will deliver flood relief supplies to Minot State University on Wednesday. Continue Reading